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Solar Powered Car Share

A new Saskatoon neighbourhood gets car powered by the sun

On April 30, 2018 at 10 a.m., at the Arrand Block (520/522/524–11th Street East), in the parking lot behind the building, the Saskatchewan Environmental Society (SES), along with partners, will launch Saskatoon’s second 100% solar powered electric vehicle as part of a car-sharing program. Renewable Rides is an innovative program that is adding 100% solar-powered electric vehicles to the Saskatoon CarShare Co-operative’s fleet of cars.

Who: The Saskatchewan Environmental Society, the Saskatoon CarShare Cooperative, Affinity Credit Union, Saskatoon Light & Power, the SES Solar Cooperative, Sun Country Highway, Saskatchewan Research Council, ExaEnergy, Radiance Co-housing, and Wardell Gillis Law
What: The launch of Saskatoon’s second 100% solar-powered electric vehicle in a public car-share
Where: 520/522/524–11th Street East (in the parking lot behind the building), Saskatoon, SK
When: April 30, 2018, 10 a.m.
Why: To announce the second 100% solar-powered electric car as part of the Saskatoon CarShare Co-operative’s fleet—the first in the Nutana neighbourhood

More information about the Renewable Rides program is available on the SES website: http://environmentalsociety.ca/programs/renewable-rides/

Saskatchewan Environmental Society (SES) is a non-profit, registered charity that is committed to supporting sustainable living and sustainable resource use in Saskatchewan. We work with, and on behalf of, communities, organizations, businesses and policy makers to encourage informed decision making that moves us towards sustainability. SES’s current action areas include sustainable energy and climate solutions, water protection, resource conservation, biodiversity preservation, and reduction of toxic substances. Our work in Saskatchewan spans Treaties 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, and our office is located in Saskatoon on Treaty 6 territory, the traditional territory of Cree Peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.